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Awaken the Sleeping Giant in your Practice
Presenter: John Tucker, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 8/28/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will uncover how to recognize signs and symptoms of those who may be at risk, or suffering with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and how you can help these patients in your practice. With 50 to 70 million Americans suffering from chronic sleep disorders costing $16 billion/ year in health care expenses and $50 billion/ year in lost productivity, you have an opportunity to help many of these patients, friends and family members who are suffering.


Enhancing Patient Care and Profits
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 8/22/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/22/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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Innovative and reliable professional products offer added value to your patient's oral health. At the same time, the implementation of a product profit center has the potential to add $30K-$60K to the practice's income.


Reconstructing Broken Down and Endodontically Treated Teeth
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 8/21/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will guide you through the selection process for determining the proper materials and techniques for restoring coronally compromised teeth.


Breakthrough Shaping Technique using the Latest NiTi Instrumentation and Adaptive Motion Technology
Presenter: Dr. Gary Glassman
CE Supporter: Kerr Endodontics
Release Date: 8/21/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This series of three webinars will address breakthrough concepts and detail the skills necessary for acquiring the expertise and confidence to perform the highest quality endodontics. As a participant in this webinar, you will become familiar with canal shaping using the latest nickel-titanium file instrumentation and Adaptive Motion Technology.


Real World Solutions for Everyday Problems
Presenter: Paresh Shah, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 8/15/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As dentists we are challenged with and an increased complexity of our restorative treatments. In addition, our material choices continue to evolve and increase. This webinar will review practical and current options for treating many of the everyday challenges we encounter in practice.


How to Prevent Peri-Implantitis when Cementing Implant Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Chris Salierno
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 8/13/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Crown and bridge fabrication techniques for implant restorations may be similar to those for natural teeth. However the dentist must be acutely aware of the differences between implants and natural teeth in order to create a restoration that will be free from complications. There are three types of implant complications (cosmetic, functional, and hygienic) and they are often related to one another. Solving an obvious esthetic dilemma often introduces a more subtle hygienic one.


Rethinking Treatment Planning: Focusing on Ideal Incisor Position
Presenter: Dr. John McDonald
CE Supporter: 3M Ortho
Release Date: 8/9/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. John McDonald will demonstrate how to think about treatment planning in a completely different manner and explain how to use a traced ceph and treatment simulation software to place the incisors in the desired position and build the occlusal outcome based on this position. Dr. McDonald will also explain how the MBT™ Versatile+ Appliance System was designed to deliver the kind of precision and control that allows such specific treatment goals be met.


Innovations in Composite Technology: Versatile, Simplistic and Cost Effective
Presenter: Dr. Sam Halabo
CE Supporter: Tokuyama Dental America
Release Date: 8/8/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/8/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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There are so many dental restoratives in the market place that it has become quite a task to manage all bonding systems, composite materials and inventory for each. This CE webinar will present composite and bonding systems that will help you achieve the goals of speed, esthetics and productivity. Learn to work efficiently—without great costs—on versatile materials with proven track records while producing great results.


Can You Afford To Give Raises
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 8/7/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Every increase in salary, no matter how seemingly small and insignificant, has a direct impact on your overhead. Learn how to determine a plan to increase revenues and balance the impact of a raise. This webinar will teach you how to determine the math behind how much you can give and how much it will cost your practice and what the employee needs to do and the practice in order to make it all happen.


Accurate and Efficient Crown and Bridge Preparations and Impressions
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 7/31/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/31/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Triple tray-type impression trays are the predominant method to impress single to three unit posterior indirect restorations. This CE webinar will walk you through the preparation, temporization and triple tray impression techniques.


Gaining Case Acceptance with Incognito™ Hidden Braces
Presenter: Rita Johnson, COA, RDH, MA
CE Supporter: 3M Ortho
Release Date: 7/31/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/31/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this exciting CE webinar designed for Treatment Coordinators and Incognito™Appliance System doctors, Practice Specialist Rita Johnson reveals persuasive techniques for gaining lingual case acceptance. Learn how to prepare your entire staff to explain the benefits of Incognito Hidden Braces so they can recommend them with confidence. Rita provides the best answers to common questions and shares strategies to convert clear aligner seekers to lingual treatment. Discover how to get the word out and differentiate your practice with innovative Incognito Braces.


Digital Setup and the Incognito™ Appliance System: Making us Better Orthodontists
Presenter: Dr. Robbie Lawson
CE Supporter: 3M Ortho
Release Date: 7/26/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/26/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this presentation, Dr. Robbie Lawson reviews the rationale and published evidence for optimal tooth positioning from a biological perspective. He outlines and discusses the use of the Incognito™ Appliance System Digital Setup in the treatment planning process. Dr. Lawson shares how he has, in his opinion, achieved optimal periodontal health and stability through the combination of Incognito System precision and the three dimensional interactive planning of the Digital Setup Lab (DSL) tool.


The ABC’s of Composite Handling
Presenter: Dr. Lee Ann Brady
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 7/25/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Creating a smooth, functional, and beautiful restoration requires an understanding of function, anatomy and materials. We will explore how using various viscosities of composite can save time and effort, while creating highly esthetic restorations. See how easy it is to replicate the polychromatic shading and realistic characteristics found in natural teeth.”


Identifying Methamphetamine Abuse and Developing a Treatment Protocol
Presenter: Noel Kelsch, RDH
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 7/24/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the dental professional will be able to: quickly identify the signs and symptoms of this highly addictive drug Methamphetamine (Meth); react competently and provide the patient with safe dental treatment.


Pediatric Zirconia Crowns and Bio-active Cementation
Presenter: Dr. Carla Cohn
CE Supporter: Doxa Dental
Release Date: 7/18/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The introduction of a bio-active, bio-mimetic cement has made this procedure a game changer for you and your kids. The steps involved for preparation and cementation of zirconia crowns will be explained in this fast paced webinar. Please join me to learn how you can provide the best aesthetic crowns and luting options for your kids.


Modern Obturation Techniques
Presenter: Mike Horrocks, BDS MSc
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 7/17/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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The webinar will cover an overview on the requirements for an ideal obturation. This will be discussed together with the issues relating to hot and cold obturation techniques and we will conclude with a review of contemporary obturation materials and sealers.


Indirect/Direct Composite Inlays
Presenter: Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 7/11/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE Activity, the student will be able to: understand the technique behind doing indirect/direct composite inlays as an alternative to lab or CAD/CAM-fabricated inlays and partial onlays; be more familiar with the technique via clinical presentations with different materials currently on the market.


Keep Your Patients Returning
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 7/10/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Gain a competitive edge by learning how to strengthen your dentist/practice-to-patient relationship with loyalty marketing. Patient retention is dentistry's #1 top management problem. Upon completion of this CE Activity, the student will be able to: provide a workable system that keeps your patients coming back; establish a brand loyalty with your patients to create a strong patient advocate for the brand and your practice in their own social circles and online media


Improving Case Acceptance and Clinical Placement Techniques of a Class II Appliance
Presenter: Lin Goode and Jocelyn Sherrick
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 6/28/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn how to present a Class II appliance to your potential patients and when it is best to use the appliance over early class 2 elastic treatment. In addition, step by step clinical procedure of initial placement of a Class II appliance, arch wire sequence and treatment timeline will be discussed.


Are You A Boss or A Leader
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 6/27/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/27/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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After all, dentists are not trained to be leaders. And if they tend to be fearful, mistrusting or insecure individuals, effective leadership will be all the more difficult to achieve. Few practice owners truly comprehend how to maximize the value of the people who are central to their success. For the many, many doctors seeking to improve their leadership skills and their practices, this webinar is for you to consider a few key characteristics of both effective leaders and effective teams. The bottom line is that weak, poor, or lack of leadership directly affects your staff, your patients, and most importantly, your profitability. Learn how to kick it up a notch!


Increasing Patient Acceptance with New Technology
Presenter: Jason Dunville, DDS
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 6/19/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Research is showing that more and more health issues are related to periodontal disease. With some form of periodontal disease being present in 75% to 80% of all adults, there are now solutions to finally engage the patients in a visual conversation about gingival inflammation, plaque and tartar. Technology will be presented that brings our patients from conversation to treatment. It puts the discussion we have had for years into images that are easily visualized and easy to understand. Solutions will be presented for dental professionals to educate patients in all stages of periodontal disease.


The Dental Needle: Improving Patient Satisfaction and Practice Growth
Presenter: Dr. Sean Boynes
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 6/19/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This webinar will evaluate the role of the dental needle from a patient’s perspective and provide empirical evidence of how impactful the needle is to the patient experience. Advances in technology and techniques of needle design will be discussed in a format that relates to the chronological application of local anesthetic delivery. With the ideal being the delivery of the least painful injection possible, the characteristics of needle design and how to appropriately select a needle for practice is discussed. Additionally, complications and adverse events that occur in the dental office due to the dental hypodermic needle will be thoroughly presented.


Microwave Curing: Mystery Solved
Presenter: Thomas Zaleske
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 6/18/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE Activity, the student will be able to: Explain the mechanism of cure and cite research which substantiates the technique; be familiar with product recommendations for sources in equipment and materials; identify techniques which will provide the understanding and methods to achieve consistent results;understand applications which can immediately be implemented.


Everyday Practice Basics to Achieve Healthy Enamel
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 6/18/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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There is more than fluoride out there to prevent cavities. This program is designed to combine current remineralization knowledge and conventional dental techniques to improve and maintain healthy enamel. Clinical cases will demonstrate how to identify enamel changes and treat them practically. In addition, discover how to save money and make more sense in hygiene.


How to Get the Best Results from Your Bulk Fill Composites
Presenter: Dr. Sam Halabo
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 6/13/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE Webinar will provide you with methods and materials to get incredible results when using bulk fill composites. You will learn to decrease the amount of time spent on the daily routine of posterior composites. You will further learn to eliminate sensitivity and reduce polymerization shrinkage at the margins of your composites thus increasing the longevity of your restorations. Examples are shown as examples of restorations that are strong, esthetic and bacteriostatic.


Modern Post and Core Placement
Presenter: Dr. Michael DiTolla
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 6/6/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/6/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The post and core has undergone many changes throughout the last few decades. Many of us were taught cast gold post and cores in dental school, only to switch to direct placed metal posts after graduation to save an appointment. To keep anterior teeth from looking gray, many switched to zirconia posts before learning they may cause root fractures due to their stiffness. Modern post and core technique features fiber reinforced resin posts with a dentin like elasticity, paired with a dual-cured nano-hybrid core build-up material.


Dental Implants - Maintenance Strategies
Presenter: Shirley Branam, RDH
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 6/5/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Implant maintenance is essential to the long-term success of dental implants. Thorough removal of microbial deposits from the surface of implant components without altering the integrity of the surface requires customized protocols for professional and self care supportive therapy. Based on current scientific evidence, this webinar presents assessment and treatment strategies that facilitate successful implant maintenance therapy.


Motivational Interviewing: A New Approach to Communicating Prevention Needs to Your Patients
Presenter: Michelle Hurlbutt, RDH, MSDH
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 5/30/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The average dental clinician may perform as many as 60,000 patient encounters during a career. Until recently, the relationship of communication skills to important outcomes was not well known. New communication approaches have been developed that will increase the likelihood of patient adherence to preventive and therapeutic recommendations. This CE webinar is designed to introduce the dental professional to effective communication strategies that will ultimately lead to increased patient adherence as well as to elicit positive patient behavior change.


Esthetic Alternatives to Direct Composites
Presenter: Mark Pitel, DMD, FAGD, FACD, FIADFE
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 5/28/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will provide a brief comparison between restoring anterior and posterior teeth with direct composites and glass ionomer materials. The presenter will discuss advantages and disadvantages of each material type as well as when is it preferable to use one or the other clinically. Upon completion of this CE Activity, the student will be able to: understand the difference between restoring anterior and posterior teeth with direct composites and glass ionomer materials; identify the advantages and disadvantages of each material type as well as when is it preferable to use one or the other clinically; better understand the clinical scope of using glass ionomers for direct restorations in posterior teeth via clinical case presentation using Equia technique as an example.


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